The Associated Press

Helton: Talladega races still have big impact
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Mike Helton has seen Talladega Superspeedway's capacity expand in boom times and shrink along with the crowds at one of NASCAR's signature tracks, moving in tandem with the sport's ebbs and flows....

Almirola: Congrats from Petty a special moment
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Aric Almirola waited two days to experience one of the highlights of his first victory in NASCAR's premier series....

NASCAR penalizes Busch for Daytona infraction
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- NASCAR has penalized Kurt Busch and his Stewart-Haas Racing team for failing a post-race inspection at Daytona International Speedway....

9 top NASCAR team owners form Race Team Alliance
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The top nine teams in NASCAR have for the first time formed a single entity to collaborate on initiatives and issues facing their sport....

Signature win for Almirola, No. 43 car at Daytona
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Aric Almirola grew up two hours from Daytona International Speedway, attended countless races as a kid and even "dreamed about what it would be like to have a chance to race at the highest level at this racetrack."...